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OS X 10.4.7 Updates Automator

Apple has released OS X 10.4.7 Update, which has a stack of bug fixes and improvements. On the Automator front, it has these changes:

  • Automator supports more file types, including JPEG, TIFF, and HTML, in the Filter Finder Items action.
  • Automator supports more websites that require cookies and sessions, specifically those where the authentication is passed along with the URLs, in the Get Image URLs for Webpage, and Get Link URLs from Webpages actions.
  • Improves responsiveness when dragging Automator actions in the workflow. Note: I have tested this one, and can vouch that performance is significantly improved. It’s about time!



  1. […] Apple has been slowly tweaking the program, making it less buggy and more efficient (with a very good speed-up issue just this week). Here’s hoping at the August WWDC Steve Job’s preview of Mac OS X Leopard will include a peek at a major upgrade of Automator. […]

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  2. Just getting aquainted with Automator. Thanks for all the hard work! RS

    Comment by RICHARD SCHUMACHER — July 30, 2006 @ 6:57 pm

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